Monthly Archives: November 2014

Ronald C. Bartoli

Ronald C. Bartoli, 74, a resident of Round Lake, passed away Friday November 28, 2014 at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville. He was born January 30, 1940. He was a member of the Local 399 Chief Engineer. Friends of the family may visit on Sunday, November 30, 2014 from 2:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. with a funeral service commencing at 7:00pm at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium 410 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030. Interment will be held privately. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association or the Leukemia Association. For information, please call 847-223-8122 or visit www.strangfuneral.org.

Darrel D. Hamblin

Darrell D. Hamblin, age 49, a resident of Grayslake, passed away at his home on Wednesday, November 19, 2014. He was born in Kentucky on July 13, 1965 to Bert and Diana (nee Baker) Hamblin. Darrell loved to collect rocks, minerals, crystals and dragons. He also liked to fish and grow plants. He is survived by his daughter, Heather Seminary of Grayslake; his grandson, Michael Eduard Phillippe Seminary of Grayslake; his mother, Diana Hamblin of Kenosha; his sister, Edwina Epley of Kenosha; two nieces, Samantha Epley and Shaunna Epley; and a nephew, Alex Epley. He was preceded in death by his dad. Memorial donations may be made to the family. All arrangements were entrusted to Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, 410 East Belvidere Road, Grayslake, IL 60030. For information, please call 847-223-8122 or log on to www.strangfuneral.org.

Rachel E. Robertson

Rachel E. Robertson, 20, a resident of Grayslake, passed away on November 23, 2014.  In spite of the years spent waging battle against her addictions, those addictions finally proved stronger than she.  Rachel’s life was cut short, but during her time her with us, she touched many.  May she find peace now.  Rachel was born on May 21, 1994 in Santa Rosa CA to Regan Robertson and Stephen Toleson.  Rachel is survived by her beloved son, Silas Sutton and Silas’s father, Jonathon Sutton, her parents, Regan and Stephen and sisters Ashley Perez and Shiane Toleson.  Also surviving Rachel are her aunts Donna (Robert) Johnson, Julie (Larry) Fletcher, Sally (Jack) Traughber, Suzette Norrbom, Sandy Toleson and her uncle Thomas Toleson.  Rachel is also survived by her many cousins who loved her dearly. Rachel is preceded in death by her grandparents Mary Ellen and Don Robertson, Juanita and Darby Brown, and her cousins Alexie Norrbom and Lisa Toleson

Friends of the family may visit on Saturday December 6, 2014 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.with a memorial service commencing at 2 p.m. at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, 410 E Belvidere Rd. Grayslake IL 60030.  A memorial fund has been set up in Rachel’s honor for her son Silas.  Those who are interested in donating  to this fund can find it here: http://www.gofundme.com/hw2h94

Dean S. Bakos

Dean S. Bakos, 71, a resident of Gurnee passed away Saturday November 22, 2014. He was born March 3, 1943 in Chicago to George and Mary Bakos. Dean was a veteran having served for the Army, had worked of IDOT (Illinois Dept. of Transportation) for 25 years, and was a beloved friend to many. Dean is survived by his wife Mary (nee: O’Connor), his children Daniel Bakos, Joie O’Connor, and Jessica O’Connor, and his sister Dorris Rizzos. He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister Joanne Hanges. Friends of the family may visit on Saturday, November 29, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. with a memorial service commencing at 1:00pm at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium 410 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030. Interment will be held privately. For information, please call 847-223-8122 or visit www.strangfuneral.org.

Susan M. Olk

Susan Marie Olk, 69, a resident of Round Lake Beach, passed away Saturday November 22, 2014 at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville, IL. She was born January 9, 1945 in Chicago to Phillip and Gertrude (nee: Zapf) Jaworski. Susan loved arts and crafts and spending time with her family. She loved flowers and gardening. Susan is survived by her husband of 47 years, Michael, whom she wed on April 1, 1967 in Chicago, her children Penny (David) Dudley of Round Lake Beach, Tammy (Robert) Radvanovsky of Geneva, and Gary Olk of Round Lake Beach, her grandchildren Zachary of Round Lake Beach and Stephanie of Roselle, and her siblings Penelope of Des Plaines and Douglas of Chicago. She was preceded in death by her parents. Friends of the family may visit on Saturday, November 29, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. with a funeral mass commencing at 11:00am at St. Gilbert Catholic Church 301 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030. Interment will be held privately. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the American Cancer Society. All arrangement have been entrusted to Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, 410 East Belvidere Road, Grayslake, IL 60030 for information, please call 847-223-8122 or visit www.strangfuneral.org.

Theodore K. Krieger

Theodore “Ted” K. Krieger, 78, a resident of Wildwood, passed away Friday November 21, 2014. He was born July 29, 1936 in Sheridan, WY to Samuel and Lucille Krieger. Ted was a Army veteran having served for the Green Berets and had worked at the City of Waukegan Public Works Department for over 30 years. He was a loving and caring man to all who knew him. He had a large smile, a big heart, and an open door to anyone that needed it. Ted is survived by his wife, Elizabeth, his daughter Jennifer (Tom) Mosby, and his siblings Tom Krieger and Sammie Krieger. He was preceded in death by his parents. A visitation is scheduled for Friday November 28, 2014 from 3:00pm until 6:00pm with a memorial service commencing at 6:00pm at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, 410 East Belvidere Road, Grayslake, IL 60030. For information, please call 847-223-8122 or visit www.strangfuneral.org.

Harley C. Villiard

Harley C. Villiard, 23, of Antioch, passed away Thursday November 20, 2014 at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville. He was born January 13, 1991 in Waukegan. He was working for Greenhouse-A-Fex. Harley is survived by his mother Cynthia (Kevin) McDonough, his father Donald (Kathi) Villiard, his siblings Don (Laural) Villiard, Tanya (Thomas Rice) McDonough, and Timothy Villiard, his grandmother Rita McDonough, his girlfriend Danette Valentine, his nieces Lillian Villiard and Ila Rice, his nephew Wyatt Villiard, his favorite aunt Kristi Kunish, and many other aunts and uncles. He was preceded in death by his grandparents Lynn and Eileen Villiard and Joseph McDonough. Friends of the family may visit on Tuesday, November 25, 2014 from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. with a funeral service commencing at 1:00pm at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, 410 East Belvidere Road, Grayslake, IL 60030. Interment will follow at Grant Cemetery in Ingleside, IL. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the family of Harley Villiard, For information, please call 847-223-8122 or visit www.strangfuneral.org.

Matthew James Minjares

Matthew James Minjares, age 22, of Ingleside, passed away Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville.  He was born May 6, 1992 in Barrington to Joe and Monica (Cofer) Minjares.  Matthew liked to collect pokeman cards, and play his Nintendo DS and loved the Foo Fighters and the Red Hot Chili Peppers.  He also enjoyed watching the Walking Dead.  He is survived by his parents; two sisters, Tracy (Mario) Aguilar of Chicago, Rachelle Minjares of Austin, Texas; his nieces and nephews, Adrien, Andrew, Alexander, Kyana, Isaiah, Christian, Jacob, Nathan, Alana; his aunt, Billie (Reid) Satzke; many aunts, uncles, and cousins; and his cat, Stewie.  Friends of the family may visit on Friday, November 21, 2014 from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, 410 East Belvidere Road, Grayslake, IL 60030, with a memorial service commencing at 6:00 p.m. at the funeral chapel.  Memorial contributions may be made in Matthew’s name to M.D.A., PO Box 97075, Washington, DC 20077-7258 or to Make a Wish Foundation, 640 North La Salle Drive, Suite 280, Chicago, IL 60654.  For information, please call 847-223-8122 or visit www.strangfuneral.org.

Carol A. Hoffman

Carol A. Hoffman, age 71, passed away Friday, November 14, 2014, in Burlington, Wisconsin. Friends of the family may visit on Saturday, November 22, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m., with the funeral service commencing at 11:00 a.m., at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, 410 East Belvidere Road, Grayslake, IL 60030. Interment will be at Avon Centre Cemetery in Grayslake. For information, please call 847-223-8122 or visit www.strangfuneral.org.

Robert J. Redmond

Robert J. Redmond, 84, of Round Lake Beach passed away Friday November 14, 2014. He was born October 14, 1930 in Chicago, IL to Patrick and Dorothy Redmond. A visitation is scheduled for Wednesday November 19, 2014 from 4:00pm until 8:00pm at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium 410 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030. A funeral mass is scheduled for Thursday November 20, 2014 at 10:00am at St. Mary’s Church 10 N. Buffalo Grove Rd. Buffalo Grove, IL. Interment will follow immediately after the mass at the cemetery next to the church. For more information please contact (847)223-8122.